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Maple Leafs will need 'all hands on deck' to avoid elimination

The Maple Leafs left themselves little room for error after consecutive ugly road losses to open their first-round Stanley Cup playoff series with the Boston Bruins. That margin has dropped to zero entering Game 5 on Saturday (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 8 p.m. ET).
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Bruins' Bergeron back on ice, but will be game-day decision for Game 5

​Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron was back on the ice on the team's off-day, and coach Bruce Cassidy said it will be a game-day decision whether he plays in Game 5 against Toronto on Saturday night.

Allergy bullying: It's real, and it's dangerous

Kids with life-threatening allergies have a tough time navigating school and activities to keep themselves safe. But they also face the added burden of "allergy bullying” — from the new movie Peter Rabbit to stand-up comics who poke fun at allergies, to their own peers.

Blood donations 'strongly' needed, bad weather to blame, agency says

Blood donations are "strongly" needed right now and the Canadian Blood Services says it's the cold, icy Winter and early Spring to blame.

EPISODE | Facing up to family expectations

From calling your Mom to carrying on a basketball dynasty, meet people who are trying their best to carry the weight of family expectations.

Naloxone injection training to be offered for Saskatoon Public Library workers

"We serve many vulnerable populations and we're a public place," says Carol Cooley, the library system's CEO.
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CN Tower, closed since Monday due to falling ice concerns, reopens

The CN Tower reopened late Friday afternoon after being closed since Monday due to concerns about ice falling from the Toronto landmark.
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Liberals set the record straight on paving spending

P.E.I. Transportation Minister Paula Biggar is responding to an accusation by independent MLA Bushville that millions of dollars in paving was used only in Liberal-held districts.
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Yukon needs another MLA, commission suggests

The Electoral District Boundaries Commission says that public consultations revealed a clear need and desire for another electoral district, increasing the number of MLAs from 19 to 20.

This family is building a basketball dynasty in small town Manitoba

When Tianna O'Connor's high school basketball team shoots for a fourth championship trophy, the pressure's on... especially from her own family of basketball stars.
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CBC launches podcast series which makes Sask. politics personal

On the Ledge is a weekly CBC podcast that makes Saskatchewan politics personal. Each week, host Adam Hunter will talk to the people behind the stories. The podcast will touch on the big headlines and take you behind the scenes at the Saskatchewan legislature.

David Grossman: 'Israel is a fortress, but not yet a home.'

Israel’s most important writer and peace activist talks about his early life and influences, his extraordinary process when he writes, and his passionate concern for the uncertain future of his country. Grossman spoke to Michael in front of an audience at the CBC’s Glenn Gould Theatre. On Thursday, he was awarded his country’s highest civilian honour, the 2018 Israel Prize for Literature.

Meet the nun who pushes corporations to be socially responsible

Sister Nora Nash has taken a vow of poverty, but she can hold her own in corporate boardrooms. She and her fellow nuns at the Sisters of St. Francis in Philadelphia are on a mission to convince companies like General Electric, ExxonMobil and Wells Fargo to care as much about the environment, income inequality and other social issues as they do about the bottom line.

From roof to table: How 'data nerds' are transforming Quebec's produce markets

Mohamed Hage and Lauren Rathmell are greenhouse pioneers and agri-biz stars. Their company, Lufa Farms, specialises in growing vegetables on Montreal rooftops. For them, hydroponics, economy and ecology go hand-in-hand.
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Ian Black's photos of the week

CBC Ottawa's climatologist Ian Black loves to snap photos that capture Ottawa and the weather each week.

A paean to the old-fashioned pocket hanky

For hygiene, for elegance, for so much more. John J. Boyd explains why it’s essential to always have a good-sized cloth handkerchief at the ready.

How 'micro-data' are being used to influence Canadian voters, and how that's changing our democracy

Cambridge Analytica’s use of personal information from tens of millions of unwitting Facebook users makes it clear: democratic politics has changed forever. Michael talks to Jennifer Robson of Carleton University.
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2 men detained after emergency call closed Claremont Access

Hamilton police say they have “detained” two men after an investigation closed the Claremont Access on Friday afternoon.

Deadmau5, Calvin Harris, Charlie Puth & more react to death of Avicii

Musicians took to social media to pay respect to the EDM producer after reports emerged Friday that he had died at the age of 28.

Michael's essay: Re-thinking our relationship with animals

“It may have started years ago when I interviewed Peter Singer, the philosopher and professor at Princeton University. His argument was simple and stark: human animals and animal animals are equal because they can each suffer pain and experience enjoyment.”

The Sunday Edition — April 22, 2018

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Thunder Bay police investigates collision between city bus and pedestrian

Thunder Bay Police Services Traffic Unit is investigating a collision between a city bus and a pedestrian that occurred on Friday at around 10 a.m.

Crash kills 3 people, badly injures young child near Irricana

Three people were killed and a young child seriously injured in a two-vehicle collision near the town of Irricana on Friday morning, EMS officials say.
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Sold-out show cost organizers $50K but fans can't get enough of Kaetlyn Osmond

It's not cheap to pull off a figure skating event with a world champion.
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Calgary officer who fatally shot armed senior cleared of wrongdoing by ASIRT

A Calgary police officer has been cleared in the 2016 killing of 76-year-old Robert Crowle, who was wielding a "large, edged weapon" at the time of the fatal shooting.